Tag Archives: Great Blue Heron
While looking for froggies for FFs to come, I saw this handsome Great Blue Heron across a pond, possibly Brickyard Pond, along the Norwottuck Rail Trail. Great Blue Heron- Ardea herodias I liked the pose but thought a little farther … Continue reading
Yes, we did have snow yesterday. Only about an inch locally but nearby spots had more, some as much as 5″. This morning I went out to try for a full moon shot and as it was setting a huge … Continue reading
Kind of looks like this juvenile delinquent was looking for trouble. Really just the result of some early morning preening. Another frame from the shoot three weeks ago. Eventually settling down in the pond to go fishing.
I went looking for frogs for Frog Friday but all I got was this frog predator. Poor light and a slight mist didn’t make for good lighting but the model was willing.
Saturday saw me drive to North Quabbin with little success. I drove back to town intending to walk the rail trail which I did and shared the green heron from there. But before that I noticed how calm Hawley Reservoir … Continue reading
Before I went to the meadow on July 5 (Strangalepta Flower Longhorn Beetle and Grass Pink), I took a look at North Quabbin but in the dim light and not very inspiring fog (it’s not always great) left and drove … Continue reading
This weekend is not at all typical of what our weather should be. 50’s and 60’s just aren’t right at this time of year in New England and lately it hasn’t been cold enough to call this a January thaw. … Continue reading
Not a lot has fallen, but we are getting our first snow today. The hills west of here have seen snow already but it’s a first here. The temperature is hovering around 32°F so it’s wet and light enough so … Continue reading
As promised, here is another shot of the preening heron a bit later as the fog began to dissipate..